Kara Swisher

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Don't Stop Believing in Online Videos!

AOL’s video search engine Truveo (which we posted on here–see the video with CEO Tim Tuttle below) made a list of the top 10 viral videos for 2007.

Of course, the inane answers of Miss Teen South Carolina made the top of the list.

And, however did we miss this gem at No. 4?–the “Paris in Jail” music video parody, sung to Hilton’s non-hit “Stars Are Blind” (which BoomTown actually paid for and downloaded):

Under the top television moments was, no surprise, the last scene of HBO’s “Sopranos,” with its “Don’t Stop…” stop.

And here’s BoomTown’s interview with Truveo’s Tim Tuttle in August:


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work